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Briggs 446777 Engine, Low Oil Shut Off


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Default Re: Briggs 446777 Engine, Low Oil Shut Off

about 150 ft. I mow it in both directions so the machine is running both ways at a angle.
I mowed a half acre yesterday and it used some oil.But there was NO smoke,no leaks. Strange.
If it uses oil I will just check it each use I guess. If the rings weren't seated I can understand some usage.
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It will use a little oil every time until it warms up to operating temperature. That aluminum really expands! Check the oil every time you start it up!
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Well It had about 3.5 hours on it so i changed break in oil today just so I would know it was done and not forget about it. I must say,the engine seems to have more power than it ever did.Plows right thru leaves and stuff that last year it would bog down and I would have slow down.
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All summer this machine has given little problems at all until a couple weeks ago.It is hard to start as in does not want to turn over easy even with a jumpstart, and seems to be missing on 1 cylinder.it runs on it but not as well as the other.. I wound up taking something else and later that day it fired right up when it was warmer.
Will the straight 30 wieght oil affect starting in cold weather that noticably?
I am thinking of replacing plugs first for the skip and then check valve clearances,if that aint the problem,then the coils.
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